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Graduate Assistant – PE, Sport & Physical Activity

Cheltenham Ladies' CollegeGloucestershire

Two year, fixed term contract commencing September 2021 with the option of an additional year • 40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (predominantly during term time)

An enthusiastic, motivated and innovative graduate is required to support our large PE, sport and physical activity team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a supportive yet challenging work environment. You will be part of a dynamic and experienced team of professional staff. If you are committed to growing professionally and want to make a difference to young people’s lives through sport, then this opportunity could be for you.

As Graduate Assistant, you will support the delivery of the highest quality sport and physical activity programmes to all pupils in College. You will assist with the delivery of PE, co-curricular sport and school teams from Year 7 to Year 13. It is an incredibly exciting time to join CLC, we have recently undergone a significant extension of our World Class facilities and set ambitious visions to:

  • Deliver World leading PE curriculum that creates competent and confident learners through excellent teaching;
  • Ensure every girl is engaged in physical activity for at least one hour everyday within and beyond College; and
  • Be the leading school for supporting and developing student-athletes.

We are on an exciting journey involving delivery of cutting edge, innovative and exciting programmes. We need someone with the enthusiasm, openness and ambition to help us on this journey.

In addition, in the first year, the post holder will gain valuable pastoral experience working in one of our boarding houses as a member of our Housestaff for one evening per week during term time.

In return, not only do we offer a stimulating work environment with world class facilities we offer financial assistance (up to £500) and paid time off to extend your portfolio of coaching awards plus benefits including heavily subsidised membership of our Health & Fitness Centre. Should it be of interest to the successful candidate, we are open to considering support of gaining Qualified Teacher Status while working as Sports Graduate Assistant.

A sports degree is essential; a range of coaching/officiating qualifications is desirable. While we offer an incredibly wide range of sports and activities, our main team sports through the autumn and spring are Hockey, Netball and Lacrosse and we would really welcome applications from those with experience in these disciplines.

Please note that accommodation is not provided with this role.

Closing date: 12.30pm on Wednesday 17 February 2021

Interview date: Monday 1 March 2021

To find out more, please visit our website by clicking the apply button.

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